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January 6, 2011
Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Environmental, Safety and Energy Technology UMSICHT (Oberhausen, Germany) say they are testing how plastics can be given new characteristics...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/pet/CO2-Impregnation-Creates-New-Characteristics-in-Plastics_31930.html
December 9, 2010
Indorama Ventures (Bangkok) says it has agreed to acquire assets from SK Chemicals (Seoul) in Poland and Indonesia. Indorama will buy SK Eurochem, which has capacity for 140,000...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/pet/Indorama-Buys-PET-Polyester-Assets-in-Poland-and-Indonesia_31496.html
November 19, 2010
La Seda de Barcelona says it has agreed to sell its polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plant at San Roque, Spain to Cepsa Química (Madrid) for an undisclosed amount. The deal is...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/pet/Cepsa-to-Acquire-PET-Plant-from-La-Seda_31081.html
November 12, 2010
Indorama Ventures (IVL; Bangkok) says it has agreed to acquire Invista’s polyethylene terephthalate (PET) and resins manufacturing plants at Spartanburg, SC and Querétaro...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/pet/Indorama-Acquires-Two-PET-Plants-From-Invista_30930.html
October 20, 2010
Greencol Taiwan Corp. (GTC; Kaohsiung, Taiwan), an equally owned joint venture between China Man-Made Fiber Corp. (Taipei) and the trading group Toyota Tsusho Corp. (Nagoya City...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/pet/Taiwan-Builds-Ethanol-to-Ethylene-Complex-as-Part-of-Bio-PET-Supply-Chain_30332.html
September 17, 2010
La Seda de Barcelona, a leading producer of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resin and currently undergoing a major restructuring process, is reducing its stake in a previously...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/pet/La-Seda-de-Barcelona-Reduces-Stake-in-Artenius-Sines-PTA-Plant-Delayed_29612.html
September 8, 2010
Uhde Inventa-Fischer has been awarded a contract by Octal Petrochemicals (Muscat) to build a previously announced 550,000-m.t./year polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resin plant at...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/pet/Uhde-Inventa-Fischer-Awarded-Contract-for-PET-Plant-in-Oman_29327.html
September 2, 2010
La Seda de Barcelona (El Prat de Llobregat, Spain) reported a 123% increase in consolidated Ebitda to €30.3 million ($38.8 million) in the first six months of this year...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/pet/La-Seda-More-than-Doubles-Ebitda-as-PET-Capacity-Utilization-Nears-100-percent_29158.html
July 29, 2010
News Release July 12, 2010, Zurich, Switzerland   The global Polyester & PET industries, with a current production capacity of around 59 mill tons/annum, have grown rapidly in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/pet/The-15th-Annual-Polyester-and-PET-Chain-World-Congress_28036.html
July 6, 2010
Equipolymers (Dubai) has completed the sale of its purified terephthalic acid (PTA) and polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plants at Ottana on the Italian island of Sardinia, to a joint...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/pet/Equipolymers-Completes-Sale-of-PTA-PET-Operation_27856.html
June 10, 2010
La Seda de Barcelona says it has agreed to sell its Industrias Quimicas Asociadas (IQA; Tarragona, Spain) ethylene oxide (EO) and ethylene glycol (EG) production subsidiary to American...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/pet/La-Seda-Sells-EO-EG-Subsidiary-to-U-S-Firm_27221.html
May 28, 2010
Chávez sought Clark Inciarte's resignation but gave him his job back a week later after receiving a detailed report showing the resins price increase was justified. Chávez says officials at state-owned companies must obtain his authorization before increasing prices. Venezuela's January 2010 currency devaluation and years without any increases for resins made the 45% rise necessary, executives say....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/pet/Chavez-Reinstates-Pequiven-President-After-Polyolefins-Pricing-Controversy_27078.html
May 5, 2010
PolyOne reported first-quarter net income of $18.4 million, compared to a net loss of $17.7million for the year-ago period. Earnings per share were 19 cts/share, beating analyst...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/pet/PolyOnes-Earnings-Soar-on-Increased-Volume-Demand_26548.html
March 9, 2010
Researchers at the University of Torino in Italy found that treating polyethylene terephthalate (PET) fibers with a low-temperature, partially ionized gas increased the fibers' affinity for water....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/pet/Researchers-Find-Greener-Way-to-Process-PET-Fibers_25254.html
March 1, 2010
Eastman Chemical has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware against DAK Americas over their unauthorized use of Eastman’s IntegRex technology for...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/pet/Eastman-Sues-DAK-Americas-Over-PET-Technology-Patents_25121.html
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